Three weeks ago, I bought a 1GB USB flash drive. It’s an Astone, which is a respectable if little-known brand. (They also make very nice laptops.)
I paid $210 three weeks ago.
One week later, I saw the same flash drive advertised for $190.
Today, I saw the same flash drive advertised at iStore for $165, with $10 off if you spend more than $100 on other items.
To put that in perspective, when I bought the 1GB drive, half-gigabyte drives were $140. In three weeks, the capacity-to-price ratio has almost doubled. Not bad.
Update: The 1GB Astone is currently available at iStore for $145.
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